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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 439–458.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Sora Park Abstract Among young people’s online activities, a significant portion involves social networking and communication. The additional social space afforded by the Internet has extended the way young people relate to their surrounding world. This study examined how young people adapt to the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 305–329.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the S&T Basic Plan aimed at two-way science communication, and have used such justifications as “the shying-away of young people from S&T,” “accountability for research investment,” and “problem-solving on issues related to S&T and society,” without considering the reality of science...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 219–223.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Michitake Aso Monnais Laurence , Thompson C. Michele , and Wahlberg Ayo , eds., Southern Medicine for Southern People: Vietnamese Medicine in the Making Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars , 2012 . 320 pp. £44.99 hardcover. Thompson C. Michele , Vietnamese...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 445–448.
Published: 01 September 2017
... aspect. Fortunately, this situation is changing: some promising young specialists bringing to the field a wider viewpoint have already engaged in such studies and have produced marvelous results. Lie Sun's Germany's Krupp and Late Qing Dynasty Chinese Artillery is a good representative of such studies...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 465–484.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Elisabeth Hsu This introductory article provides an overview over the history of Chinese medicine, as it evolved in the People's Republic of China over the last 60 years. In particular, it highlights how Traditional Chinese Medicine ( zhongyi ), as invented in the 1950s during a period of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 235–256.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Endicott 1979 and Endicott and Hagerman 1999 . 25 See Wen 1950 . A text with a similar intention was the 1964 Pochu mixin wenda (Q&A on Dispelling Superstition). Intended as a handbook for low-level cadres on the countryside and young people, it lists questions that are answered in terms...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 453–466.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Patrizia Bassini This article examines Amdo Tibetan people's experiences of gastric ( pho nad ) and gallbladder disorders ( mkhris nad ) in rural Qinghai. I illustrate how different and multifaceted the experience of illness can be when viewed from a home-based perspective in contrast to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 327–334.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Chia-Ling Wu; Yu-Ling Huang; Young-Gyung Park; Azumi Tsuge; Adele E. Clarke 1 12 2008 1 12 2008 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2009 2009 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. 1 Birth...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 29–49.
Published: 01 March 2016
... longer essentialized, but are seen rather as malleable aspects of identity open to reconstruction. Finally, the ways in which young people are willing to dye, cut, pierce, mold and otherwise alter their bodies reflects a new historical attitude about the possibility and desirability of changes to the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 235–255.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Wen-Ling Tu Abstract Although cities in Taiwan are not as choked by smog as Beijing or Delhi, where people can hardly enjoy blue skies, air pollution is still a serious problem and has repeatedly aroused social concerns in central and southern Taiwan since 2010. Unsatisfied with the government’s...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 461–477.
Published: 01 December 2011
... to access, rice consumption is increasing. In urban areas, however, rice consumption is decreasing as more people (mainly young women) become health conscious and aware of the effects of eating too many carbohydrates. Since the beginning of the reform period, rice consumption has generally declined...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 167–188.
Published: 01 June 2008
... number of users of each of these functions. No longer considered a telephone by young people, the keitai has become an e-mailing device, and this has spread as its core use among other age groups as well. In this paper, when discussing the mobile phone in the context of Japan, the term “ keitai...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 March 2016
... newspaper coverage facilitated this. For instance, one newspaper reported that men in their forties and fifties were seeking plastic surgery to look younger because they believed that a youthful appearance would signify their ability to work as hard as young people do. 31 In this report, many kinds of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., Sport, Science, and Technology 2004 ). Public opinion polls performed by the Cabinet Office found that the public's interest in science and technology was declining, and particularly so among young people. Moreover, most people tended to disagree with the statement that “scientists and technologists...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 421–451.
Published: 01 December 2009
... broad collection of official biographies of people who were locally renowned for their skills in medicine during the Qing dynasty (1644–1911). By using an approach that combines a quantitative and qualitative analysis of a series of 422 biographies briefly described in this paper, it first sheds light...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 211–234.
Published: 01 June 2008
..., because there is no alternative any more. In the case of water pumps, not only young men but also women and elderly people (even elderly women) readily use the new technology and have speedily adapted to its new challenges: to the unaccustomed speed and volume of water flow and to control through the use...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 417–437.
Published: 01 August 2014
... been “salvaged” and “sorted” in the informationalizing process? What “traditional” knowledge has been put in the shade, what elements are brought to light, and where are people finding novelty and surprises? Though information narrows and disciplines a healing tradition, reducing and standardizing...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 303–319.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Hawon Chang; Sungook Hong Korean people believe that English proficiency is one of the most important factors in achieving professional success, and because of this they spend a great deal of time and money to master English. Along with this frenzy over English, a discourse on the “English brain...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 505–528.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., evident in large public protests, made the issue highly newsworthy. For many people the news media represent their main source of information on GM and the issues surrounding it. The news media are able to influence the public agenda by making some issues more salient in the minds of the public. Moreover...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 257–285.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Vietnamese people with Western, efficient (and toxic), specific medications, thus promoting a process of therapeutic selection (and indigenisation of medical practises) as well as an enduring appropriation of Western scientific and industrial techniques that would prove crucial during 35 years of war...